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Social Impact of Decriminalizing Marijuana Marijuana should be decriminalized because it would not have a major social impact on our society Responsible smoking as written by the NORML Board of Directors is said to be adults only no driving while under influence set and setting resist abuse and respect rights of others wwwnormlorgThe first two aspects of responsible smoking speak for themselves and require no explanation With the third aspect set and setting set refers to a smokers values attitudes experiences and personality wwwnormlorgSetting refers to a consumers physical and social conditions wwwnormlorgResist abuse means that the Use of cannabis to the extent that it impairs health personal development or achievement is abuse to be resisted by responsible cannabis users wwwnormlorgThe final aspect respect the rights of others is pretty straightforward It means that no smoker no matter if they smoke marijuana or cigarettes has the right to violate the rights of others around them wwwnormlorgThis also means that responsible smokers must adhere to emerging tobacco smoking protocols in public and private places wwwnormlorg Marijuana is one of the most popular drugs among Americans and Canadians only to be passed in popularity by only alcohol and tobacco wwwnormlorgGovernment surveys have indicated that more than 70 million Americans have smoked marijuana at some point in their lives and that 18-20 million have smoked during the last year wwwnormlorgThese statements were made by R Keith Stroup Esq the executive director of NORML before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice Drug Policy and Human Resources Committee on Government Reform US House of Representatives July 13 1999Mr Stroup has sayed that Like most Americans the majority of these millions of marijuana smokers are law-abiding citizens who work hard raise families and contribute to their communities wwwnormlorgAlso an national survey made by the ACLU found that 32 of the voting adults in the country acknowledged having smoked marijuana at some point in their lives wwwnormlorgMany people have been
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